Attack the Block Movie

Inner City Vs Outer Space

Attack the Block movie poster

Who's Involved:

John Boyega, Luke Treadaway, Alex Esmail, Nick Frost, Joe Cornish, Jodie Whittaker, Nira Park, Franz Drameh, Edgar Wright, Tessa Ross, Jenny Borgars, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard

Release Date:

Friday, July 29, 2011 (Limited)

creature violence, drug content and pervasive language
Runtime: 1 hr, 28 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A gang of South London teenagers defends their housing project against an alien attack.


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Who stars in Attack the Block: Cast List

Svalta, Ice Age: Continental Drift  

One Day, Black Sea  

A Gift From Bob, Tonight You're Mine  

They Cloned Tyrone, Breaking  


Edge of Tomorrow, Twist  

Who's making Attack the Block: Crew List

A look at the Attack the Block behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Joe Cornish last directed The Kid Who Would be King and Snow Crash (TV). The film's writer Joe Cornish last wrote Ant-Man and The Adventures of Tintin.


Joe Cornish


Joe Cornish


Nira Park
Tessa Ross
Edgar Wright

Production Company

Big Talk Productions

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Production: What we know about Attack the Block?

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2009: The film was in Development status.
  2. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Attack the Block Release Date: When was the film released?

Attack the Block was released in 2011 on Friday, July 29, 2011 (in 8 theaters. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Crazy, Stupid, Love, Cowboys and Aliens and The Smurfs.

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